Alex Elias – Chief Executive Officer, Public Speaker, & Business Consultant

Alex more than 10 years of experience in entrepreneurship. He graduated from University of Missouri Saint Louis (UMSL) in May of 2016 with a degree in Business Administration with majors in both Finance and Marketing. His earliest entrepreneurial pursuit was starting his first business in 2007. He has never looked back! Over the years since then, he has built a number of successful companies and exited several of them as well. His entrepreneurial efforts have spanned from start-ups to large corporations and organizations, sales, marketing, advertising, technology, custom development and development operations, manufacturing and sourcing, fundraising/capital raising, real estate, and much more!

In addition to his entrepreneurial work, Alex pursued community improvement opportunities which led to his role in organizing the Midwest Digital Marketing Conference. He also serves as a Medici Ambassador, Social X Community Member and Mentor, MultiPass Mentor, is a member at several professional and community based organizations, amongst other roles and opportunities in both the local and global communities.

Alex has many goals in life with the most important being that he wants to find a way to use his passions and skills to improve the lives of his family, friends, community, the world, and everybody that he interacts with or has the opportunity to touch.

All of the work he has done, companies/organizations he has built or helped to build, community engagements, and other areas of focus, all have one core thing in common. Everything he does, stays true to his mission. Tikkun Olam. Alex has his sights set on finding a way to live true to this core belief, which means to repair the world. Everyday is a learning opportunity and we can all become better for it!

Michael Fritzius – Chief Technology Officer & Consultant

Michael (“Fritz”) has been in IT since graduating from UMSL in 2006 with a BS in Computer Science. Starting as an embedded developer he has become an expert in the fields of quality assurance and test automation. He has gone to create a business surrounding these practices and has been able to impact many individuals and companies to help them deliver quality software at scale. 

Alex Zvibleman – Chief Procurement Officer & Consultant

Alex pioneered the Entrepreneurship program at the University of Missouri – Saint Louis, while also obtaining a second bachelor’s degree in Business Management.  From a young age, he was focused on impacting the community in a positive way.  With this in his head, he fell in love with Saint Louis and its’ community.  Alex set out to develop several businesses and ventures in Saint Louis with varying levels of success.  Through his efforts (especially in regard to his commercial real estate background), he has been able to help add stability to an otherwise very unstable part of the city/community.  Alex founded and ran a product procurement company in the Saint Louis area for several years prior to joining forces and becoming a part of The Product Plug’s team.

Alex’s goal is to make a better Saint Louis and a better world!  Everyday he works very hard for his clients, friends, and family to do just that!

Theodore Sloan – Chief Creative Officer & Executive Producer

Theo, Theodore, or Teddy, previously operated as the Executive Producer & General Manager of Fat Chimp Studios, St Louis, MO since 2015. Prior to moving back to the Midwest, Theo was Executive Producer and Head of Production with Skyy Rockett Entertainment, Los Angeles, CA. Prior to his role at SRE, Theo was a Freelance Producer with many studios, networks and production companies for multiple, high-profile Game Shows and Reality Shows. “The Glee Project” and “Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader” are examples of the shows he honed his production skills. With both Fat Chimp Studios and now, A.E. Consulting Solutions, Theo has written, directed and produced a diverse array of projects from cooking shows & talk shows to complex video marketing campaigns and instructional videos that showcase products and services. Theo also has expertise working with marketing content, live stream, advertising, storytelling, and other creative needs for businesses and corporations.

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Alex Elias – Chief Executive Officer, Public Speaker, and Business Consultant

Alex more than 10 years of experience in entrepreneurship. He graduated from University of Missouri Saint Louis (UMSL) in May of 2016 with a degree in Business Administration with majors in both Finance and Marketing. His earliest entrepreneurial pursuit was starting his first business in 2007. He has never looked back! Over the years since then, he has built a number of successful companies and exited several of them as well. His entrepreneurial efforts have spanned from start-ups to large corporations and organizations, sales, marketing, advertising, technology, custom development and development operations, manufacturing and sourcing, fundraising/capital raising, real estate, and much more!

In addition to his entrepreneurial work, Alex pursued community improvement opportunities which led to his role in organizing the Midwest Digital Marketing Conference. He also serves as a Medici Ambassador, Social X Community Member and Mentor, MultiPass Mentor, is a member at several professional and community based organizations, amongst other roles and opportunities in both the local and global communities.

Alex has many goals in life with the most important being that he wants to find a way to use his passions and skills to improve the lives of his family, friends, community, the world, and everybody that he interacts with or has the opportunity to touch.

All of the work he has done, companies/organizations he has built or helped to build, community engagements, and other areas of focus, all have one core thing in common. Everything he does, stays true to his mission. Tikkun Olam. Alex has his sights set on finding a way to live true to this core belief, which means to repair the world. Everyday is a learning opportunity and we can all become better for it!